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Museum of Death - New Orleans
227 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA 70112
Museum of Death is a museum in Hollywood, California and New Orleans. It was established in June 1995 by J. D. Healy and Catherine Shultz with the stated goal being "to make people happy to be alive." The museum displays a wide variety of art and artifacts surrounding the subject of death. It was originally established in 1995 in San Diego, and later moved to Hollywood. The New Orleans location opened in 2014.
Exhibits in the New Orleans location include a "Body bags, coffins & skull collection"; antique mortician equipment; and artwork and letters from serial killers. The proprietors caution that it's for mature audiences.
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